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Topics: Taino language, Creole dialects, French -- Haiti, Indians -- Origin, Indians
California Digital Library
by Robinson, Phil, 1847-1902
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The Man-eating tree.-- My wife's birds.-- The Hunting of the soko.-- The Legend of the blameless priest.-- Sight-seeing.-- Eastern smells and western noses.-- Gamins.-- Of tailors.-- The Hara-kiri.-- Iste puer.--Death, the daughter of mercy.-- Dogs we have all met
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by Roger BACON, transcribed by Dr. Alan R. YOUNG
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Roger Bacon can be placed on the boundary between magic and science. This essay starts with a strong dissenting opinion on the existence of magic; but finishes by discussing how to create a 'Philosophers Egg'. In between, Bacon writes about the use of optics, gunpowder, and petroleum in warfare. In fact, Bacon is believed to have introduced gunpowder (a Chinese invention) to the West, and the rest, as they say, was history. He also makes some bold futurist statements, predicting powered ships,...
Topics: Natural magick, Mysteries of art and nature
Boston Public Library
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Topics: Needlework, Knitting
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California Digital Library
by Rossbach, Ed. ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office; Nathan, Harriet; Larsen, Jack Lenor
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Topics: Weaving -- California, Textile crafts -- California, Textile design -- California
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